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time heading over to the west side of town. looking good on the dulles toll road, 66 there had been debris in the road reported at the fairfax county parkway and we'll take one last live look outside on the beltway here. outer loop side. left side of your screen still looking pretty good here in silver spring. back to you, jess and mike. >> thank you, monika. the f.b.i. has released new information about the navy yard shooting. they say that shooter aaron alexis believed he was being controlled by or influenced by electromagnettive waves. >> the f.b.i. has also released video of alexis walking around building 197 at the navy yard with a shotgun the day of the shootings. you don't see the violence in this video but still the images could be disturbing to some. might be too difficult to watch so we're trying to give you a warning before we start playing that video. delia goncalves is live in the satellite center with more on the investigation. good morning, delia. >> reporter: good morning. we have watched the video as we prepare for the story and certainly it is hard to watch. an awful reminder of the tragedy of that day.
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before releasing the video, though, i should tell you that the f.b.i. did speak to the victims' families and made sure that they removed any images of witnesses or victims. take a look at surveillance video. it starts pretty normally. you can see alexis driving up in that car. investigators describe the manual as a deranged killer hunting for victims as he roamed the halls with a sawed off shot gunning. on his gun he etched phrases "better off this way" and my "el -- and "my elf weapon" which stands for extremely low frequency. his backpack still hung on the bathroom wall where he assembled the weapon. they found a thumb drive containing documents detailing his mental state. >> there are multiple indicators that alexis held a delusional belief that he was
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being controlled or influenced by extremely low frequency or elf, electromagnetic waves. quote, ultralow frequency attack is what i've been subject to for the last three months. that is what has driven me to this. >> and we should remember at the end of that rampage, 12 innocent lives were lost. the oldest victim was 73-year- old jon johnson. his family said goodbye to him yesterday. he was close to retirement but love his job so he stayed on that job. he was remembered yesterday as a religious family man known for his smiles and his great big bear hugs. back to you, jessica, mike. >> delia goncalves live in the satellite center. thanks, delia. the viewing for woodbridge high school football player kenny diaz is scheduled for this afternoon. the 18-year-old was stabbed to death last saturday. yesterday police arrested two more people in the case.
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aerial adam and gibreal guled is one of eight suspects charged in the crime. one is charged with murder and the others are facing kidnapping charges. a man who killed a woman and her daughter has been sentenced to an additional 85 years in prison. jason scott is already serving a 100-year sentence for a series of break-ins and robberies. he entered an alford plea in the case of delores dewitt and her daughter ebony. he admitted prosecutors had enough evidence to convict him. the dow and s&p 500 will try to snap a five-day losing streak. there is a lot of data to look through this morning, too, to see how the state of the economy is doing. we'll get the job market figures, a reading on second qarlgter gd -- quarter gdp, a look at pending home sales and a look to see if mortgage rates are going up. the dow lost about 60 points in
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trading. the s&p 500 was off by four and a half and the nasdaq was off by seven. jcpenney stock has hit a 13- year low. at one point yesterday it dipped below $10 a share. jcjcpenney has not commented on the dip. some analysts believe the struggling department store chain may run out of cash by next year. the c.e.o. of american international group or aig is apologizing for comments he made comparing criticism of his company to lynching. he complained to "the wall street journal" that aig employees were treated badly because they were paid $165 million in bonuses in 2009 right after the insurance company received a huge government bailout. he exairld the backlash to a -- compared the backlash to a lynch mob in the deep south. he said his comments were intended to stir up public anger but he now says his comment was a poor choice of words and he never meant to offend anyone.
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starbucks has come to main street in disneyland. disney employees will staff the new starbucks location. the stars will accept starbucks gift cards and the starbucks app. the new disneyland stores come after the opening of starbucks inside the magic kingdom and epcot center in disney world earlier this year. disney has similar deals with a few other businesses, including deer della -- gear deli chocolate shops. the u.s. is making head lines with a comeback performance on the high sees. we'll have that coming up. we'll have that coming up. wusa9 we love this kitchen! we'll have that coming up. wusa9 what's next? great! do you have measurements? yeah, i paced it off. it's about twenty by twelve of these.
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coming up on 10 after 6:00 on this thursday morning. comfortable out there. not as chilly as it was the
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last couple of mornings. another nice afternoon ahead. we do have clouds this morning. sunrise still a ways away. 7:00 this morning but we are looking at a nice afternoon after a cloudy start. high temperatures between 74 and 78. your weekend forecast along with the seven-day are coming up in just a few minutes. right now monika with timesaver traffic. you see how it's light in springfield relatively speaking for 6:10 in the morning. that's because everyone is stuck back behind an accident near quantico, route 619 where the two left lanes are blocked. very, very heavy and slow past that area. our sky 9 is headed that way and i'm have that in our next report. back to you guys. the time right now 16:10. in the -- is 6:10. in the news f.b.i. acts have arrived in nairobi, kenya to help with the investigation into the mall massacre. acts will help collect fingerprints, d.n.a. and ballistic evidence to help determine the fashionialties of the vehicle -- nationalities
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and victims. al-shabaab group said it carried out the attack which killed more than 60. they say more attacks will follow. syrian president bashar al- assad says he's not ruling out an attack. he still believes america will attack his country despite annual agreement to get rid of his chemical weapons stockpile. he blames rebels for the august 21 gas attack which led to threats from the u.s. military in taking be. a russian soyuz rocket docked at the international space station overnight just six hours after blasting off from kazak stan. the arrival of the two cosmonauts and one american doubled the crew to six. the crew brought a handful of scientific experiments to the station. team oracle pulled off one of the greatest comebacks in u.s. sports history. yesterday it defeated new zealand to win the americas cup. the victory in the winner take
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all race 19 was the culmination of a remarkable comeback. the americans rallied twice from seven-point deficits to win the series 9-8. each one of those boats costs over $100 million to build. ridiculous. >> amazing. larry ellison pretty happy about the oracle wins. >> he spent a lot of dough. >> to get bragging rights and your name out on tv stations. it's exciting. weather wise, not much excitement thankfully. just gorgeous. need some rain. not probably going to get any until i think late next week, next weekend. if you have to water something, better do it. mother nature isn't going to help you out. seeing a little bit of light showing up with the breaks in the cloud cover. more sunshine as we head toward late this morning and midday. it's going to be another beautiful afternoon. high of 77. when you drive home, still 75 and sunny at 5:00. you have outdoor plans, want to take that walk, you might want to do it when you get home and
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not wait too long because sunset is 6:58 p.m. a couple of showers down in southwestern virginia. a weak area of low pressure throwing some clouds our way but as far as the sprinkles, that's ground clutter here. we've seen them along interstate 64. it's weakening. no rain locally. it is warmer, though. with the cloud cover, we're about 5, 10 degrees up to 11 degrees warmer than yesterday morning in most locations. the actual readings now mostly in the 50s. we've got a couple of low 60s like annapolis and pax river naval air station. they're in the mid-40s with more breaks in the cloud cover. martinsburg, winchester down to 46 with 56 on the eastern shore. both southeastton and cambridge. outside on the michael & son weather camera, starting to see a couple of peeks of light through the breaks in the cloud cover here. we have temperature at reagan national of 60 degrees. cloudy skies officially. calm winds and the dew point not in the 40s anymore. they're in the 50s. still pretty nice but not as dry, not as crisp as it has
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been. here's the storm system. you see it spinning in southwestern virginia. lots of rain, though, in the eastern areas of north and south carolina headed out toward the atlantic. behind it there's not much going on. so this guy was -- well, our best chance of rain i think this week is not going to do much for us. we do have high pressure through new york. that's not going to move much. we'll stay between the low and the high with a northeasterly to easterly wind the next few days. that will keep temperatures moderate, not too hot. at night not too cold. we'll be seeing some moisture trying to come in off the atlantic. we may wake up a few mornings with a little bit of cloud cover and burn that off. this is very much like we talked about earlier in the week san diego in a sense with the marine layer flirting with us. here's a look at the futurecast. we'll take you through midday. still some clouds around. into the afternoon more sunshine. if you're down in the northern neck or lower eastern shore, you may hang on to some of the clouds even through mid afternoon but it looks like we'll clear out tonight.
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that will allow temperatures to get back in the 40s and 50s. northeasterly winds though coming off the atlantic so tomorrow not much change. sunshine, a couple of clouds here and there. temperatures moderate. highs in the 70s. there's going to be a storm system forming here. this could get a little strong even but it looks like it's going to head up toward nova scotia and new foundland and not be much of a problem for us at this point staying far enough off shore. here we are a saturday morning. there's the rain off shore. north army winds. so our weather pattern just not growing to be changing all that much. how about today? well, it's going to be in the mid- to upper 70s. tonight back in the upper 40s in the cool spots up toker 50s downtown. looking at -- spots up to upper 50s downtown. closer to 50 in the outer superbs tonight. 75 tomorrow, nice again with more upper 40s to 50s friday night. saturday looks fantastic. notice sunday, monday, tuesday and wednesday for that matter
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with highs in the mid- to upper 70s. nighttime lows generally in the 50s. and monika is laughing but soon enough i'll have something to do. >> as many friends as you're making today is as many enemies as i'm making today. >> they love you. come on. >> this is why. northbound 95, this is the accident i've been telling but for over -- i'm going to say about 40 minutes near quantico. the two left lanes are blocked on the northbound side of 95. we don't laugh at what you have to deal w. it's very tough. northbound 95, the two left lanes again blocked here in the quantico area. you can see the single right lane getting through and, wow, the delays are terrible on the northbound side. in fact, let me show you on a map. all the red you have to deal with coming up toward the quantico and triangle area. northbound on 95, look at that. very, very tough. we've been trying to keep you posted an updated on the situation which means if you're just grabbing your keys, you want to choose your alternate
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routes and know what you're going to have to deal with early, early this morning on 95 here in virginia. now, over on 270, pretty normal. all that yellow and orange forming out of frederick. it's going to be your heaviest stretch at 109 to 121. the lanes are open. incident free on 270. we'll take a live look one more time. here's the beltway in college park on the outer loop. that's the top side of your screen. you have delays closer to 95 as you head for georgia avenue in silver spring. back to you guys. >> thanks, monika. it is time for the question of the morning. according to a smart girls survey, which one of these activities did 52% of women say they'd prefer to do on a first date? is it a, go to a movie, b, go to dinner or c, watch a movie at home? >> our facebook friend toni said b, go out to dinner. you need to be able to talk and get to know a person. you can't do that in the movies and you don't want to take him home before you know him
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6:21. got some breaks in the cloud cover. skies looking cool once again. sunrise not until 7:00 a.m. you can see the cool colors behind the capitol in the distance. the planes coming in. a neat looking sky once again. got some clouds out there this morning. the clouds will be thinning later this morning. by lunch time i think partly to mostly sunny. upper 60s and low 70s. on our way to another beautiful afternoon. highs between 74 and 78. the big bobble head is back and cool schools as well. >> thanks, howard. we've shown you over the years in cool schools that technology play as big part when it comes to moving education forward n. this case the students aren't the only ones who need to adjust to the
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change. a calculus teacher in bethesda is showing us why parents need to be on board too. it has to do with youtube and a math course made for tv. >> i love the quote that benjamin franklin came back today, only thing he would recognize is schools. because things haven't changed that much in a long, long time. >> reporter: but calculus teacher jim is flipping that on its head embracing change not just for the students. he's taking parents along for the ride, too instead of the traditional meet and greet on back-to-school night, he sent parents a video. >> welcome back to school night. in this video what i hope to do you is show you how the class is structured, how it's different, what the flip classroom is all about. >> i'm going to get a positive. >> reporter: in his classroom, he puts his lectures on youtube. the students watch those at home and they do their homework in class. >> first thing i want to do is to have an opportunity to go over what you watched last
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night on the continuity of functions. >> reporter: so why not run back-to-school night the same way? >> i watched the video, had a couple of questions. sent him annual e-mail and then at back to school night parents came in with questions. >> reporter: that way they don't just hear about the teaching technique. parents experience it and understand why his students like it. >> i struggled paying attention in class but with this system, i can just go home, look at a video. if i don't understand something, i can rewind the video rather than getting lost in the lesson or something. >> i don't have any math homework because i've already done it so i can focus on other things. >> i know the kids a lot better and get to know their strengths and weaknesses. i can see what they're doing on their paper. if they have a question about a problem, it's not me working the problem. i can look at their work and follow it through. >> reporter: that way he can give parents specific information on their student
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and they like that they like the results, too. >> my son at the start, he was -- it was utterly new to him. he thought it was a little quirky but he has grown to love t. it's wonderful. >> we've had one quiz, like one major quiz. it was 44 points and -- i've done really well on all of them because these videos, they're informative. they get to the point. they help you understand what the quizzes are going to be on. >> reporter: maybe benjamin franklin might not recognize schools after all. at least mr. kuhn's class anyway. >> the videos are just 12 minutes long. that's it. so the kid can stop and rewind it and try and get everything done and you ask direct questions of the teacher in class. if you have a cool school, would love to hear fru. send an e-mail or follow me on twitter to see where we're going next. to see where you're going next, we'll toss it over to monika. you're not going anywhere
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fast. northbound i-95 an accident in quantico where only the right lane has been squeezing by for close to an hour now. delays extendive on the northbound side of 95. i'll have details coming up in a few minutes. you're watching wusa9. we'll be back after the break. i was honored to serve as governor of virginia. we brought folks together in richmond to focus on creating jobs and getting results. that's the virginia way. and that's why i'm backing terry mcauliffe for governor. terry won't let ideological battles get in the way of making progress. terry will work with democrats, republicans, and independents to create jobs and move virginia forward. it's important for virginia that we elect terry mcauliffe as our governor. i'm terry mcauliffe, candidate for governor, and i sponsored this ad.
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well, good morning. it is thursday, 6:30. glad you're waking up with us.
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this is a live look at the u.s. capitol. it's going to be another gorgeous day. thanks for waking up with us. i'm mike hydeck. i'm jessica doyle in for andrea roane. monika samtani has your timesaver traffic. howard has your weather first on the weather terrace. maybe al fresco lunch. >> lunch time will be game. a -- will be great. a shot from the west, completely different. awesome once again. gait colors, broken clouds there and a beautiful looking sky. we're starting out with more clouds. we'll see more sun as the day wears on. a great sky yesterday morning. today another painting by mother nature. look at that glorious sky on this thursday morning. fantastic. weather wise going to be great, too. some early clouds and sunny and beautiful this afternoon with a high between 74 and 78 degrees. sunrise at 7:00 a.m. northeast winds 5 to 10 miles an hour. clouds courtesy after storm system in southwestern virginia with a couple of sprinkle there
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is from stanton south and charlottesville but nothing near us. temperatures the upper 40s in loudoun county to 62 on the bay in annapolis. 54 baden in southern prince george's county. 53 fairfax. manassas 55 along with rockville. this afternoon looks delightful once again. dry, pleasantly mild, highs mid to even upper 70s. what a stretch of weather we're having. i'll be back in a few minutes and let you know how much more of this we can hold on to right now monika samtani with traffic information you need to know. absolutely. especially if you're a 95 northbound commuter. yes, this is real. from our sky 9 barely moving on the northbound side to this accident we've been telling you about at route 619 in triangle. and i'm going to say that your traffic is backed up 6 to 8 miles like this on the northbound side of i-95. so you've been warned. if you were just heading out the door, you do not want to sit in this. let's take a look at our maps so i can give you perspective
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on the northbound side of i-95. the accident again in triangle. it's been there for over an hour. look at all the red. you absolutely want to choose your alternate route. avoid 95 at all costs right now. the accident still blocks the two left lanes northbound side. i of course am going to keep you posted on this. let's take a last live look at the american legion bridge on the west side of town. this is great between basically bethesda and tysons corner. back to you guys. he's done it again. how does he do it? he has the best rolodex in the news business. we're talking about our partner at cbs this morning standing by live. we're talking about charlie rose. he does so many interviews, so much. sometimes i wonder if there are multiple versions of him running around. good morning to you. >> good morning, mike and jessica. i've been cloned. there are many of us. >> they're all delightful. >> and that is not a good thing. ahead my conversation with iranian president hassan rouhani. what needs to happen before he can meet president obama, the
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changes he's willing to make on nuclear policy and whether he recognizes the holocaust and laura bush joins us in studio 57. we'll talk about her husband's health, the relationship with the obamas and what it's like being a first-time grandmother and robin williams is also here. the news is back in the morning and we'll see you at 7:00. >> you're the best. great to be your partner. have a great show. >> thank you. we're learning more about navy yard shooter aaron alexis. yesterday the f.b.i. released video of alexis walking through building 197 at the navy yard. >> we need to warn you some of the images you're about to see could be difficult to watch. you'll not see any of the violence but still difficult nonetheless. delia goncalves joins us live from the satellite center. good morning. >> good morning. aaron alexis was a deranged and dangerous man who was hearing voices and committed acts of violence before the rampage at the navy yard.
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however, all those reports never made it to the top security official in time. you can see the rented car of aaron alexis driving in, using his i.d. to enter. he assembled a sawed off shotgun and the video shows him roaming the third and fourth floor hallways hunting for his prey. the f.b.i. released this picture of his weapon with etchings including "better off this way." the shooting rampage came to an end about an hour later when an mpd officer and a u.s. park police officer shot alexis dead. here's u.s. park police chief teresa chambers. as we looked at the video, of agents, people in the cubical, everyone of
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those people entered the building and ran toward danger knowing they themselves may be injured or killed. in my 37 years of policing, i've never seen a better example of heroic action or a better example of cooperative law enforcement teamwork. >> reporter: investigators at the f.b.i. tell us even though alexis received a negative job performance review on friday, there was no indication he targeted anyone that he worked with or worked for during monday's shooting rampage. of course 12 innocent lives were lost, including 73-year- old jonbenetson who was laid to -- john johnson who was laid to rest yesterday. he was remembered as a family man who gave great big bear hugs. his passion? fishing, faith and family. >> when you see him smiling, you can see that right in his face. seems like a gentle human being. thanks, delia, live in the
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satellite center this morning. time is running out for congress to pass a new budget. if they don't do so before tuesday, the government will run out of money. >> we're hearing at least one member of congress says the odds of a government shutdown are 50-50. the senate has a timeline to vote on a continuing resolution to keep the government running. a final vote is expected to happen tomorrow morning. susan mcginnis has more. >> mr. cruz? >> aye. >> reporter: texas senator ted cruz joined every one of his senate colleagues, 100 in all, in voting to begin debate on a bill to keep the government funded. cruz voted yes after spending 21 hours on the senate floor to try to preserve part of the bill that would defund obama care. cruz' republican colleagues conceded they don't have the votes to eliminate the president's health care law. >> we will need 13 democrats to override a presidential veto. >> reporter: a final vote on a resolution without the obamacare provision is expected in the senate tomorrow and then the bill heads back to the house where anything could happen.
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>> it's really unclear how the house is going to react to all of this. >> reporter: democrats and republicans are meeting to figure out their next move. democrats had dinner here on capitol hill last night and appeared to be on the same page. >> where are you all on a cr that contains any kind of limit on obamacare. >> totally 100% against. >> reporter: republicans meet today. while some rank and file members want to keep up the fight, g.o.p. leadership may be willing to deal. >> i think these guys are smart enough to see what the polls show and that they will take a brunt of the blame if government does shut down. >> reporter: a new poll shows 44% of americans would blame republicans for a shutdown. 35% would blame president obama and democrats. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >> a cbs news poll also shows that 56% of americans want congress to work together to fix the affordable care act. 38% in the poll want congress to cut off funding. time right now is 6:37.
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time for the final your money segment of the morning. california is raising its minimum wage to one of the highest rates in the entire nation. yesterday california governor jerry brown sign add bill which will gradually raise the state's minimum wage over the next three years. eventually to $10 annual hour. by 2016 california workers will earn annual additional $4,000 a year. the federal law sets a minimum wage of $7.25 an hour. california is among 17 states and the district of columbia which set a higher minimum wage. the price of the first class stamp could soon be going up by 3 cents. a proposal from the postal service would increase the price after stamp to 49 cents. the price of sending a postcard would increase to 34 cents. these rate hikes are expected to raise $2 billion for the cash strapped postal service. the hike must first be approved by the usps regulatory panel.
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monika samtani here with timesaver traffic. big news for those of you out
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of brandywine right now. you're looking at a live picture of a serious accident on route 301 at route 5 in brandywine. both directions closed down here. i know this accident involves a box truck. route 301 at route 5 complete hi shut down. wasn't to watch out for all the activity there and please choose your alternate route before you head out the door. i'm little going to go to the northbound -- i'm also going to go to the northbound side of i- 95 in springfield we're fine. it's down toward triangle where you're going to find all the slow traffic. i'm calling it about eight miles of bumper-to-bumper traffic in triangle where there had been a long-standing accident on the right side of the roadway. river road at bradley boulevard through the trees, you can see the flashing lights. no one moving through this area in bethesda. i believe this is a ride on bus on fire. i'll keep you posted on that situation as well in bethesda. lots to consider this morning.
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howard? she's been a busy lady this morning. >> i'm love the sky colors this morning. it's been a quiet pattern, a nice pattern and a stunning sky. if you've been following me on wusa9 on facebook or me on twitter, i've been posting some pictures the last 20 minutes. stunning. >> wow, look at that. >> stunning. >> it's worth two syllables. >> we've got a great sky. fantastic. we've got some broken clouds. the sun is coming up so it underlights the clouds. we're so used to the sun being above the clouds. when you get the right angle of the light and morning sky, just fantastic. it's going to start with more clouds than sun. we'll finish the day more sun than clouds. by lunch time sunny and 72. we'll take you to the afternoon. 77 for the high with 75 by 4:00. northeast winds 5, 8 miles an hour. another fantastic day around
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here. we do have a couple of showers in the state of virginia. they tried to get close to us but just the cloudiness that's giving us the fantastic sunrise. these showers were up here. they've now drifted south for the most part of interstate 64. that's t. a little milder than yesterday morning thanks to the showers. we've got temperatures run 5g to 10 degrees -- running 5 to 10 degrees warmer than this time yesterday. 48 in winchester. steve in cross junction is sitting at 50 degrees this morning. 52 in gaithersburg. up to 60 now in fredricksburg with thicker clouds down there. 56 in easton and cambridge and one more look at the awesome sky over d.c. joe is one of our engineers has been working the camera controls for us all morning giving us the great shots for us. wow, that is something else out there. temperature at reagan national 60 degrees. officially it's overcast but enough breaks to give us these fantastic colors this morning with calm winds and the
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humidity at 78%. all right. let's talk about what's happening because we have this upper storm and surface reflection but not much too it. more clouds than anything over virginia. more clouds in the carolinas. want to go back one more time and see the picture. there it is. fantastic. we're watching this. high pressure in western new york. that will control our weather once we kick this guy out of leer. that will happen during the morning into the middle of the day with the low pressure moving off shore. we'll continue with a northeasterly wind at the surface. that will keep us comfortable. relatively dry, not too warm as jess said. goldilocks would say just right. no significant weather heads our way potentially till late next week or next weekend. if you have something that needs water in the yard, the lawn maybe getting a little dry and crunchy, you just want to make sure the flowers last a little bit longer, you've got to water them. 77 today. early clouds. another great afternoon. we have a beautiful sky now. tonight we're dipping into the 50s. tomorrow 75, nice again.
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beautiful on saturday, 75. comfortable nights. i don't know if you'll need the heater or ac at all for a while. by next week still looks fantastic. temperatures in the mid- to upper 70s for highs. nighttime lows in the 50s. jessica over to you. >> thank you, howard. there are tons of people out there trying to shed a couple of pounds. according to marcus and marcus, the weight loss industry raked in $104 billion in profits last year and it's expected to bring in $139 billion by 2017. the centers for disease control say there are about 69% of the population right now considered to be on overweight or obese. but if you're throwing your money away because you might be making some common mistakes, that might sound like you. joining us now to avoid those mistakes, we have dietician maurice back with some good ideas. what is the one thing we're doing to sabotage our weight loss efforts? >> first not eating enough
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protein. i hear people say -- [ inaudible ] when you're dieting and cutting calories, you need twie the recommended level -- twice the recommended levels of protein. this is the minimum. 30 grams of protein at breakfast, lunch and dinner. this is what 30 grams looks like. a little more than a deck of cards of chicken, roast beef. this is a peanut butter and jelly. you need something on the side. >> let me move your hair off the microphone so we can hear you better. >> 16 ounces of milk. tofu a great vegetarian protein but you need beans on the side to get the 30 grams. >> we're adding the protein. what is another thing we're doing wrong? >> skipping breakfast. people try to cut their calories early in the day but they end up hungry and punching late at night. so -- munching late at night. breakfast gives you the fuel you need to stay full for a
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longer period of time and it gives you the energy so you work out harder and burn more calories in the gym. two breakfasts, that ordinary protein breakfast, five eggs. >> should we worry about cholesterol or do lots of egg whites. >> you can do egg whites. another is greek yogurt. very high in protein. this is higher in protein and it has the bone building calcium vitamin d. a lot of greek yogurts have half the level of calcium we need. i topped it with some kind granola which gives you the whole grains you need, lower in fat, sugar and calories. and this is huge. people overestimate how much they burn and underestimate what they eat. measure your food. use cups. use a food scale. use a food app like myfitnesspal.com. >> measurements can be a huge difference when you talk about white loss.
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thanks so much for coming back in this morning. and we will be right i'm terry mcauliffe, candidate for governor, and i sponsored this ad. for 30 years i've worked as an obgyn, my job is to protect the health of women. so i'm particularly offended by ken cuccinelli. cuccinelli wants to make all abortion illegal ... ... even in cases of rape and incest. ... even to protect a woman's health. i want a governor who's focused on schools and creating jobs, not someone who wants to do my job. who's ken cuccinelli to interfere in the lives of women across virginia?
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6:53. still cool colors. make not as cool as 15 minutes ago but what another great morning we've had weather wise. traffic has been a mess. monika will have another update in a few minutes. have some bad issues going o. weather wise some early clouds, nice afternoon. high 74 to 78. michael? >> in the news right now, the death toll in the pakistani earthquake we've been reporting about has risen to 348. an additional 552 people were injured. this is a 7.7 magnitude quake. hit the southwestern region ever the country. rescuers are struggling to hit the hard hit areas where it is the largest and most
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impoverished region of the country. starting in november louisiana will no longer offer the ged. state leaders say it simply costs too much. instead they're going to offer something called the hiset. that stands for the high school equivalency test. the company which administers the s.a.t. will administer the new test. she's in some of the most famous cement in hollywood. sandra bullock immortalized now outside the historic chinese theater along hollywood boulevard in california. george clooney who costars with her in the new film "gravity" was also there for her honoring. it is 6:57. time to answer the question of the morning. according to smart girls, which of these activities does 52% of women say they prefer to do on a first date? a, go to a movie, b, go out to dinner or c, watch a movie at home or d, go out with mike mike? >> tanya said b. that's easy. because going to a movie on a
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first date would be kind of awkward. you can't talk to the person like you can and get to know them during dinner. but the answer is a, go to a movie and i suspect it's because if it's a terrible first date, you don't have to talk to him. that's my guess.
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we've had some terrible situations all around town. we're looking at a live picture here at route 301 at route 5 in brandywine. a medevac helicopter was called to the scene of this accident in brandywine. i suggest with all the lanes blocked here that you scoot over two brandywine road instead. we're going to take a live look in bethesda. a ride on bus caught on fire. i know there are no injuries. this is river road west of bradley boulevard. traffic is alternating to get
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through. expect extremely heavy traffic through bethesda and potomac because of it. and 95 miserable in virginia. >> no problems in the weather, high 77. cbs news is coming up next. they'll talk about the consumers reports list of the best products of 2013. >> we'll be back in 25 minutes with weather and traffic. >> don't forget wusa9.com. we'll see you tomorrow morning at 4:25. pumpkin coffee for the morning and i've got my pumpkin k-cup packs for at home. now i can have my pumpkin coffee anytime i want it. pumpkin's perfect. it's dunkin' with the press of a button. hurry in for pumpkin k-cup packs, only at dunkin' restaurants. america runs on dunkin' coffee.
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it is thursday, september 26th, 2013. welcome to "cbs this morning." my conversation with iran's president. what it would take for a deal on nuclear weapons. a meeting with president obama and his view of the holocaust. >> the kenyan mall terrorist attack, new concerns for americans. john miller on potential terror targets. how's this for a combination. former first lady laura bush and robin williams. >> but we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. are you prepared to make sure that all the concerns are met? >> translator: our nuclear activities are completely legal and we have nothing to hide. >> historic talks begin between the u.s. and iran. >> secretary oat

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